Supply Chain Execution. A business strategy to improve shareholder and customer value by optimizing the flow of products, services and related information from source to customer. Supply Chain Management encompasses the processes of creating and fulfilling the market's demand for goods and services and involves a trading partner community engaged in a common goal of satisfying the end customer.
Supply Chain Execution. A subset of supply chain management, this is a framework of execution-oriented applications that enables the efficient procurement and supply of goods, services and information across enterprise boundaries to meet customer-specific demand. In its broadest sense, SCE includes the manufacturing execution system (MES), warehouse management system and other execution systems within the enterprise, as well as throughout the supply chain. The logistics-oriented elements of SCE include the transportation management system, warehouse management system, international trade systems (ITS), real-time decision support systems (e.g., dynamic routing and dynamic sourcing systems) and supply chain inventory visibility systems.